Pathway 3

    Pathway 3: Post-Baccalaureate Degree Path


    1. No GRE required  
    2. Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year institution  
    3. Minimum GPA of 2.8 in all undergraduate courses and a minimum 3.0 GPA in science
    4. Interview with DPT faculty
    5. Three character references from the following: 
      • Physical Therapist 
      • Two from either an academic professor and/or advisor 
    6. Students must complete 60 observation hours prior to entering the professional phase of the program  
      • 20 hours in an inpatient hospital or sub-acute setting  
      • 20 hours in an outpatient orthopedic setting  
      • 20 hours students’ choice of setting/experience 
    7. Additional program/PTCAS application requirements (i.e., Personal statement)